Population: 3,434

Ranlo acquired its name from the first letters of the surnames of Rankin and Love and was incorporated in1963, adding Gaston County’s claim of having more incorporated towns than any other county in North Carolina. Ranlo has several large industries, manufacturers of textile machinery and various yarns.


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